What is happening elsewhere in the Championship?

Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino is reportedly willing to step down from the board as he appeals the Football League's move to disqualify him as an owner for tax evasion issues.

Birmingham City loan defender Michael Morrison has claimed he would be willing to extend his stay at St Andrew's after accepting that his Charlton Athletic career looks to be as good as over.

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka has been handed a one-match touchline suspension and a £2,000 fine after admitting an FA charge for improper conduct after being sent off by referee Mark Clattenburg in the final minutes of Boro's controversial 1-1 draw with Blackburn Rovers.

For all the latest headlines from around the Championship, have a look at our summary below from various local newspapers and websites.

Blackburn Rovers: Defender Markus Olsson is targeting a top-six place for his side over Christmas and believes they have what it takes to secure promotion to the Premier League come the end of the season. (Lancashire Telegraph)

Bolton Wanderers: Neil Lennon is remaining ambitious over his side's prospects this season and believes the Trotters are capable of launching a sustained push to reach the play-offs. (The Bolton News)

Brighton and Hove Albion: Former West Ham United midfielder Alou Diarra is on the Seagulls' radar, with Sami Hyypia keen to add experience to his midfield ranks after the knee injury blow suffered by Andrew Crofts. (The Argus)

Cardiff City: Russell Slade has delivered a staunch defence of the rigid 4-4-2 formation he sets his side up in by claiming European heavyweights Real Madrid use the same system as his Bluebirds charges. (Wales Online)

Derby County: Rams boss Steve McClaren has admitted he would have moved to taken striker Patrick Bamford on loan from Chelsea for another season if he hadn't switched to Middlesbrough as the two sides prepare to face off this weekend.

Fulham: Cottagers boss Kit Symons feels striker Ross McCormack can thrive on the hostile reception he is set to receive at former club Leeds United this weekend and believes it is easier to block out the noise in a big crowd such as the one expected at Elland Road. (Get West London)

Ipswich Town: Tractor Boys defender Tommy Smith insists he is not fazed by the prospect of coming up against former Chelsea and Barcelona striker Eidur Gudjohnsen at Bolton this weekend as he has already come up against the likes of Neymar. (East Anglian Daily Times)

Leeds United: Playmaker Adryan has revealed he is hoping to convert his loan deal with the club into a permanent move next summer after suggesting he is ready for the long haul at Elland Road. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Middlesbrough: In-form frontman Bamford has told his the Teessiders and parent club Chelsea that he is keen to extend his stay at the Riverside Stadium until the end of the season, with the striker due to return to Stamford Bridge in January. (Gazette Live)

Millwall: Lions boss Ian Holloway has urged supporters not to panic about an alarming run of form ahead of his side's trip to Brighton as he feels he can guide the struggling east London outfit out of the relegation mire. (News at Den)

Norwich City: Manager Neil Adams says he is prepared for the madness of the transfer window but is hoping there will be more incomings than outgoings, with goalkeeper John Ruddy and midfielders Jonny Howson and Nathan Redmond all set to attract interest. (Eastern Daily Press)

Nottingham Forest: Stuart Pearce could finally be set to flog misfit Djamel Abdoun from his wage bill, with the Algeria international believed to be closing in on a move to France to end his City Ground nightmare. (Nottingham Post)

Reading: Defender Stephen Kelly is gearing up for an emotional return to Birmingham City with the Royals this weekend and revealed he looks back on his time at St Andrew's fondly after spending three years there. (Get Reading)

Rotherham United: Steve Evans is hoping to bolster his strikeforce in the January transfer window and admitted discussions have already been held regarding the possibility of extending loan deals for their four most recent additions. (The Star)

Sheffield Wednesday: Stuart Gray is happy with auxiliary left-back Jeremy Helan's form, but has warned the speedy Frenchman that he still has a lot to learn in the position, particularly in his reading of the game. (The Star)

Watford: Hornets boss Slavisa Jokanovic has conceded he requires a native English voice on the training field, with the Hornets believed to be on the cusp of appointing former defender Nigel Gibbs as the 46-year-old Jokanovic's assistant. (Watford Observer)

Wigan Athletic: Midfielder Ben Watson believes his side's recent lack of form could actually play into the Latics' hands for their trip to Watford this weekend and acknowledges that a win at Vicarage Road could kick-start Malky Mackay's side's season once and for all. (Wigan Today)

Wolves: Manager Kenny Jackett has agreed with Sheffield Wednesday counterpart Gray's assessment of his side and has confirmed the hurt they have felt by a a five-game losing run, something he is determined to bring to a halt against the Owls this weekend.